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Full Day Private Sightseeing Kathmandu tour with visit to Swayambhunath Stupa and Budhanilkantha

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Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

Kathmandu Durbar Square. This palace is the most spectacular legacy of Kathmandu’s traditional architecture with stunning architecture inspired from Newari style of architecture. It is designed in the shape of a multi-tiered Pagoda that consists of many old palaces, ancient temples and pavilions, which offer a mystical feeling.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kumari Chowk, Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

It’s major attraction is the “Kumari Chowk”, home to the living goddess ‘Raj Kumari’ - human reincarnation of Holy Deity Durga. Earlier, the Kathmandu Durbar Square was the place where Kings were crowned and legitimized to rule the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal

Swayambhunath Stupa, an important holy site of Buddhists in Nepal. It is believed that this Stupa evolved when the Kathmandu valley was born out of a lake 2,000 years ago. This Stupa is enveloped by vibrant prayer flags, a pair of big eyes on all its sides depicting the “God's all-seeing” perspective. It also has the largest image of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Nepal placed on a pedestal. This majestic pilgrimage site is a symbol faith and harmony for the locals of Nepal, since centuries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Budhanilkantha, ca. 9 km sudlich von Kathmandu. Narayanthan, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

Budhanilkantha located in the northern part of Kathmandu. Budhanilkantha means “Buddha lying in water. This place truly resembles to its name as it has a mesmerizing idol of Lord Buddha sleeping on a water bed. It also has a colossal statue of Lord Vishnu (god responsible for the maintenance of the world) lying on a bed of coiled Nagas (snakes) that is said to be built from a single granite stone. This temple is an untouched beauty as it is not visited by many tourists. However, it is an idyllic example to understand the Nepali culture and is a focal point for the local devotees.

Duration: 2 hours
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